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UMass Lowell scales back Fall 2020 plan to minimize students, employees on campus. View the plan for more info.


As World War II raged on, the student body shrunk considerably. After the war, the GI Bill brought a wave of returning veterans to campus. The postwar baby boom created a new need for teachers, while growth in science and engineering programs helped expand Lowell Textile into Lowell Technological Institute.